books about: modeling
Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions (Wiley Finance)
A timely update to the global best-selling book on investment banking and valuation In the constantly evolving world of finance, a solid technical foundation is an essential tool for success. Due to the fast-paced nature of this world, however, no one has been able to take the time to properly codify the lifeblood of the corporate financier's work--namely, valuation. Rosenbaum and Pearl have responded to this need by writing the book that ...
Water Distribution Modeling
Donald V. Chase
To effectively use water distribution models, the engineer must be able to link knowledge of basic hydraulic theory and the mechanics of the program with that of the operation of real-world systems. Water Distribution Modeling does just that! Written by industry experts, it provides a practical resource for engineers and modelers that goes well beyond being a how-to guide for typing data into a computer program. It contains straightforward ...
Advanced Water Distribution Modeling and Management
Thomas M. Walski
Advanced Water Distribution Modeling and Management builds on Haestad Press’ best-selling Water Distribution Modeling book. Addressing the modeling process from data collection to application, Advanced Water Distribution Modeling & Management includes all the material from the best-selling Water Distribution Modeling book plus many additional topics. The new 800+ page release from Haestad Press adds extensive material from an international ...
Tyra's Beauty Inside & Out
Vanessa Thomas Bush
Some of you may look at me and think, That girl's never had an insecure day in her life.Well, I think my experiences will prove that you can't always judge a book by its cover (not even this one). I've struggled with chronic warts, poor body image and one too many broken hearts on the road to supermodel status. And I know all about pressure we're put under to be perfect. That's why I wrote this book. Between the life lessons I've learned and ...
Value-Driven Business Process Management: The Value-Switch for Lasting Competitive Advantage
Praise for Value-Driven Business Process Management “The book goes well beyond a traditional methods-and-tools perspective to present the most current, broadly informed view of BPM as a management discipline. . . .” —Paul O’Flaherty, Finance Director, Eskom “Franz and Kirchmer go directly to the heart of the role of BPM in business by focusing on value as the driver, management discipline as the requirement, and translating ...
Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions (Wiley Finance)
In the constantly evolving world of finance, a solid technical foundation is an essential tool for success. Due to the fast-paced nature of this world, however, no one has been able to take the time to properly codify the lifeblood of the corporate financier’s work—namely, valuation. Rosenbaum and Pearl have responded to this need by writing the book that they wish had existed when they were trying to break into Wall Street. Investment ...
Creating Life-Like Animals in Polymer Clay
North Light Bks
Enchanting, exquisitely detailed and full of personality, Katherine Dewey's animal sculptures delight all who see them. With the friendly medium of polymer clay and the step-by-step instructions in this book, you can achieve the same magical results! I
Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay: Tools and Techniques for Sculpting Realistic Figures
Polymer-clay crafters everywhere can learn how to sculpt realistic 6"-8" figures using the author's simple techniques. A well-known polymer clay teacher and sculptor, she shares a wealth of information that's accessible even to beginning sculptors. She covers the essentials, the fundamentals of figurative modelling and how to make the tools that will ensure success. She shows readers how to recreate faces and expressions, torsos, legs, hands and ...
Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate
Learn how to wrap a cake in modeling chocolate and say goodbye to gummy fondant forever! From the pastry chef author of the dessert blog, Wicked Goodies comes a new cake book for those seeking a tastier alternative to fondant. Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate features a nougat-like confection that performs like fondant but is easily made with chocolate. 380 color photos and over 40 tutorials demonstrate cutting edge bakery methods ...
Pop Sculpture: How to Create Action Figures and Collectible Statues
Sculpt toys and collectibles with modern-day tools, techniques and applications used by today’s top industry professionals Ever since a 12-inch G.I. Joe took toy soldiers to a whole new level by giving them the ability to pose via moveable parts, as well as interchangeable clothing and accessories, the business of creating pop sculpture icons for the mass market was off and running. Superheroes came next, followed by TV show and movie ...
Financial Modeling and Valuation: A Practical Guide to Investment Banking and Private Equity (Wiley Finance)
Written by the Founder and CEO of the prestigious New York School of Finance, this book schools you in the fundamental tools for accurately assessing the soundness of a stock investment. Built around a full-length case study of Wal-Mart, it shows you how to perform an in-depth analysis of that company's financial standing, walking you through all the steps of developing a sophisticated financial model as done by professional Wall Street ...
Professional Cake Decorating
Toba M. Garrett
The comprehensive guide to amazing cake decoration—now fully updated Professional Cake Decorating is a must-have resource for professional and aspiring cake artists, baking and pastry students, and cake decorating hobbyists, drawing on years of experience from master cake designer and IACP Award nominee Toba Garrett. This Second Edition has been completely revamped with gorgeous new photography and a fresh new design. The New Skills have ...
Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking
O'Reilly Media, 2013
Written by renowned data science experts Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business introduces the fundamental principles of data science, and walks you through the "data-analytic thinking" necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from the data you collect. This guide also helps you understand the many data-mining techniques in use today. Based on an MBA course Provost has taught at New York University over ...
Mastering Autodesk Maya 2011
A beautifully-packaged, advanced reference on the very latest version of Maya If you already know the basics of Maya, the latest version of this authoritative book takes you to the next level. From modeling, texturing, animation, and visual effects to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book provides professional-level Maya instruction. With pages of scenarios and examples from some of the leading professionals in ...
Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts
If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing the importance that modeling plays in the learning process, high school English teacher Kelly Gallagher shares how he gets his students to stand next to and pay close attention to model writers, and how doing so ...
Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World with CD-ROM
John D. Sterman
The leading authority on system dynamics explains this approach to organizational problem solving, emphasizing simulation models to understand issues such as fluctuating sales, market growth and stagnation, the reliability of forecasts and the rationality of business decision-making. The CD includes modeling software from Vensim, ithink, and PowerSim.
ZBrush Digital Sculpting Human Anatomy
Taking into account that many of today's digital artists -- particularly 3D character animators -- lack foundational artistic instruction, this book teaches anatomy in a coherent and succinct style. A clear writing style explains how to sculpt an accurate human figure, starting with the skeleton and working out to muscle, fat, and skin. Insightful explanations enable you to quickly and easily create and design characters that can be used in ...
Miniature Food Masterclass: Materials and Techniques for Model-Makers
Guild of Master Craftsman
This exciting new collection from Angie Scarr takes miniaturists on a voyage of discovery and inspiration. In a master class packed full of ideas, techniques, and easy-to-follow images, Angie reveals the secrets of her amazingly intricate work and invites us to share her passion for miniature food. She discusses tools and materials, and demonstrates how to create liquid and translucent effects; do glazing, molding, and caning; and use gels and ...
The Ultimate CBAP / CCBA Study Guide: The Unprecedented Guide to Becoming a Certified Business Analyst
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo)
The BA Coach Inc.
Are Your Studying for Your CBAP or CCBA Exam? Fast Track Your Prep Today! The Ultimate CBAP / CCBA Study guide is the world's first and only full color study guide that caters to all the learning styles. It also comes with a complimentary 30-days access to the worlds most advanced CBAP / CCBA Exam simulator with over 1200 questions. ˃˃˃ This guide contains demystified BABOK content written and reviewed by current real BA ...
Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional (Expert's Voice in Open Source)
Ruby is perhaps best known as the engine powering the hugely popular Ruby on Rails web framework. However, it is an extremely powerful and versatile programming language in its own right. It focuses on simplicity and offers a fully object-oriented environment. Beginning Ruby is a thoroughly contemporary guide for every type of reader who wants to learn Ruby, from novice programmers to web developers to Ruby newcomers. It starts by explaining ...
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